1940 in Brazilian football

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The following article presents a summary of the 1940 football (soccer) season in Brazil, which was the 39th season of competitive football in the country.

Torneio Rio-São Paulo[edit]

Final Standings

Position Team Points Played Won For Against Difference
1 Flamengo 13 8 6 30 12 8
2 Fluminense 13 8 5 25 15 10
3 Corinthians 9 8 4 19 15 4
4 Palestra Itália 8 8 3 22 19 3
5 Portuguesa 7 8 3 13 23 -10
6 Botafogo 6 8 2 25 25 0
7 Vasco da Gama 6 8 2 17 19 -2
8 América 6 8 2 15 25 -10
9 São Paulo 4 8 1 11 24 -13

The 1940 Torneio Rio-São Paulo was not concluded, thus no club was declared as the competition champion.

Campeonato Paulista[edit]

Final Standings

Position Team Points Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Difference
1 Palestra Itália-SP 33 20 15 3 2 53 19 34
2 Portuguesa 30 20 13 4 3 46 24 22
3 Ypiranga-SP 27 20 13 1 6 56 37 19
4 Corinthians 26 20 12 2 6 54 31 23
5 Portuguesa Santista 25 20 11 3 6 53 40 13
6 São Paulo 19 20 9 1 10 42 41 1
7 Santos 18 20 7 4 9 51 49 2
8 São Paulo Railway 16 20 5 6 9 44 50 -6
9 Hespanha 10 20 5 0 15 25 47 -22
10 Comercial-SP 9 20 3 3 14 25 72 -47
11 Juventus 7 20 3 1 16 29 68 -39

Palestra Itália-SP declared as the Campeonato Paulista champions.

State championship champions[edit]

State Champion State Champion
Acre - Paraíba Treze
Alagoas CRB Paraná Atlético Paranaense
Amapá - Pernambuco Santa Cruz
Amazonas Rio Negro Piauí -
Bahia Bahia Rio de Janeiro Goytacaz and unknown (shared)
Ceará Tramways-CE Rio de Janeiro (DF) Fluminense
Espírito Santo Americano-ES Rio Grande do Norte ABC
Goiás - Rio Grande do Sul Internacional
Maranhão Sampaio Corrêa Rondônia -
Mato Grosso - Santa Catarina Ypiranga-SC
Minas Gerais Palestra Itália-MG São Paulo Palestra Itália-SP
Pará Remo Sergipe Sergipe

Other competition champions[edit]

Competition Champion
Campeonato Brasileiro de Seleções Estaduais Rio de Janeiro (DF)

Brazil national team[edit]

The following table lists all the games played by the Brazil national football team in official competitions and friendly matches during 1940.

Date Opposition Result Score Brazil scorers Competition
February 18, 1940  Argentina D 2-2 Leônidas da Silva (2) Roca Cup
February 25, 1940  Argentina L 0-3 - Roca Cup
March 5, 1940  Argentina L 1-6 Jair da Rosa Pinto Roca Cup
March 10, 1940  Argentina W 3-2 Hércules (2), Leônidas da Silva Roca Cup
March 17, 1940  Argentina L 1-5 Leônidas da Silva Roca Cup
March 24, 1940  Uruguay L 3-4 Pedro Amorim, Hércules, Leônidas da Silva Copa Rio Branco
March 31, 1940  Uruguay D 1-1 Leônidas da Silva Copa Rio Branco

References[edit]